Dance Practice 2B (PASA6222)

Level: 
6
Credits: 
30 (0.25 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
Yes
Aim: 
To enable the student to integrate complex and multilayered aspects of the choreographic process and performance environment. This course focuses on consolidating fundamental habits and methodologies appropriate to contemporary dance choreography and performance. Students will also continue to gain an understanding of the whakapapa of New Zealand contemporary dance.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts programme to enrol in this course. Pre-requisite: PASA6221 and PASA6225. Restriction: PASA6922.
Topics include: 

Personal commitment and responsibility to the choreographic process Production and technological elements to enhance and extend choreographic and thematic content and practice - Lighting, sets, costume, music, sound, and audio visuals, Music
Sensitivity to the intention and creative needs of the choreographer Visual image appropriate to the production Dance as positional discourse and social commentary
Historical development and influences of dance in New Zealand society Cultural identity, creative climate and the New Zealand dance community Dance and performance of the Tangata Whenua (People of the land)
Dance and performance of Te Moana nui a Kiwa (Peoples of the Pacific) The Choreographer Director Disciplinary experimentation and the Avant-garde The underground and the emergence of new dance culture
Dance, performance genre and presentation modes Analysis of creative work and aesthetic/artistic style Contributions and influence of selected dance practitioners and theorists Cultural identity, Socio-cultural and artistic/aesthetic contexts
Historical development and influences of dance in New Zealand society from 1850 through to contemporary times Links with NZ-based repertoire studies
New Zealand contemporary dance practitioners - background influences, their influence on New Zealand dance Reviewing and critically analysing dance
Learning and teaching approaches
Topics may be taught in an integrated manner in both practical/workshop/lab and lecture/seminar/tutorial modes
Collaborative learning and project environments Activities include self-directed learning, individual and class exercises, field trips, work in groups, guest lectures & on-line blog/journal
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 5094

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
24 Jul 18 - 25 Sep 18 StudioTuesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (007-1003)
25 Jul 18 - 26 Sep 18 StudioWednesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (007-1003)
26 Jul 18 - 27 Sep 18 StudioThursday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (007-1003)
27 Jul 18 - 28 Sep 18 StudioFriday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (007-1003)
16 Oct 18 - 20 Nov 18 StudioTuesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (007-1003)
17 Oct 18 - 21 Nov 18 StudioWednesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (007-1003)
18 Oct 18 - 22 Nov 18 StudioThursday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (007-1003)
19 Oct 18 - 23 Nov 18 StudioFriday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (007-1003)

Class: 5564

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
25 Jul 17 - 26 Sep 17 StudioTuesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (007-1003)
26 Jul 17 - 27 Sep 17 StudioWednesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (007-1003)
27 Jul 17 - 28 Sep 17 StudioThursday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (007-1003)
28 Jul 17 - 29 Sep 17 StudioFriday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (007-1003)
17 Oct 17 - 31 Oct 17 StudioTuesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (007-1003)
18 Oct 17 - 1 Nov 17 StudioWednesday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (007-1003)
19 Oct 17 - 2 Nov 17 StudioThursday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (007-1003)
20 Oct 17 - 3 Nov 17 StudioFriday13:30 - 16:30 Mt Albert (007-1003)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts (Contemporary Dance).

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